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BSAT 2A

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2001-011B

Description

BSAT 2A is a Japanese geosynchronous communications spacecraft that was launched by an Ariane 5 rocket from Kourou at 22:51 UT. The 1.3 ton (with fuel) satellite will be parked over 110 deg-E longitude to provide direct-to-home voice, video and internet communications.

Alternate Names

  • 26720
  • BSAT2A

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2001-03-08
Launch Vehicle: Ariane 5
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana

Funding Agency

  • Broadcast Satellite System Corp of Tokyo (Japan)

Discipline

  • Communications

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

 
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